Tag Archives: benthic habitat

Scientists map seafloor around Mo‘orea in French Polynesia

By Kevin O’Brien Last month, scientists from the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), along with scientists from the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UH), began work on a collaborative … Continue reading

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Researchers survey a high-priority coral reef area off Maui

By John Rooney A team of scientists from the Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) of the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center on Tuesday began a mission to conduct acoustic and optical surveys of the waters of coral reef ecosystems … Continue reading

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Scientists assess reef fish and benthic communities, monitor effects of ocean acidification off Timor-Leste

By Max Sudnovsky The PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) today began a mission to conduct surveys to provide quantitative assessments of reef fishes and benthic cover and collect water samples that will be used as baselines to monitor long-term … Continue reading

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Scientists continue surveys of a marine protected area in Maui

By Kevin Lino To help assess the effectiveness of an unusual approach to management of marine resources in Hawaii, our team spent the week of April 22 conducting underwater surveys of fishes and benthic habitat along the coastline of West … Continue reading

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